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Saturday Intro to Wine & Lunch: Explore France & Italy

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Passionate or interested about wine & want to learn more? Do you want to discover fascinating and delicious new wines & grape varieties of France & Italy? Do you want to taste classic wines along with hidden gems from these two captivating countries and understand what makes them so different? Do you want to know which wine to drink with what food? Then this is the course for you!

The Saturday Introduction to Wine course provides a fascinating introduction to the wonderful world of French & Italian wines and is also a great way to meet new friends who share your love of wine. Additionally, this course includes a delicious 2-course lunch with a glass of rosé wine at our venue, Hotel du Vin.

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What you'll learn:

Introduction to Wine Tasting
Improve your senses & skills in recognising elements of wine such as tannin, acidity, oak
The Effect of Climate on Grape-growing
How Wine is Made
The Major Red Grape Varieties of France & Italy
The Major White Grape Varieties of France & Italy
Food & Wine Matching

Your tasting will include: a glass of Champagne on arrival, tasting samples of 12 carefully selected, classic wines from France & Italy, full wine notes & handouts, a two course lunch in the Hotel du Vin Bistro with a glass of rosé, a cheese board after lunch, a fully interactive presentation with Q&A throughout, led by our wine tutor.

How to get there

Hotel du Vin Tunbridge Wells
Crescent Road

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